Meaning of “bright-eyed and bushy-tailed” in the English Dictionary

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"bright-eyed and bushy-tailed" in British English

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bright-eyed and bushy-tailed

eager and happy:

He always leaps out of bed bright-eyed and bushy-tailed.

(Definition of “bright-eyed and bushy-tailed” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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